Mineral Springs, North Carolina Population 2021

3,209
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Mineral Springs is a city located in Union County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,209, it is the 203rd largest city in North Carolina and the 6048th largest city in the United States . Mineral Springs is currently growing at a rate of 1.55% annually and its population has increased by 21.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,639 in 2010. Mineral Springs reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Mineral Springs has a population density of 391 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mineral Springs is $95,678 with a poverty rate of 6.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,013 per month, and the median house value is $242,500. The median age in Mineral Springs is 44.4 years, 43 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Mineral Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mineral Springswas:

  • White: 82.68%
  • Black or African American: 14.86%
  • Asian: 2.06%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Mineral Springs, North Carolina is 3,209 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,111.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,639.

Mineral Springs, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,48782.68%
Black or African American44714.86%
Asian622.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.40%
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Mineral Springs Population by Race

Mineral Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Mineral Springs Median Age

44.4


Total

43


Male

45.5


Female

Mineral Springs Adults

There are 2,459 adults, (423 of whom are seniors) in Mineral Springs.

Mineral Springs Age Dependency

47.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Mineral Springs Sex Ratio

Female

1,494

49.67%

Male

1,514

50.33%

Mineral Springs Population by Age

Mineral Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mineral Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Female63.3%36.7%
All82.3%17.7%
Male85.3%14.7%
Married93%7%

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mineral Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1552.682.3
Married7243.0693
Non Family3181.3162.6
Female793.3763.3
Male343.1585.3

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Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Mineral Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade683.07%
9th to 12th Grade1546.96%
High School Graduate56125.34%
Some College43119.47%
Associates Degree25211.38%
Bachelors Degree46721.09%
Graduate Degree28112.69%
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Mineral Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mineral Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7501,569629
Black39535480
Asian363629
Hispanic333310

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.56%.

Mineral Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,545$41,492$33,828
Less Than 9th Grade$30,893$31,786$21,328
High School Graduate$28,517$32,500$17,431
Some College$38,846$41,815$31,042
Bachelors Degree$52,500$89,286$38,587
Graduate Degree$52,826$$52,000

$37,545

Average Earnings

$41,492

Average Male

$33,828

Average Female

Mineral Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mineral Springs Language by Age

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Mineral Springs Language

97.12% of Mineral Springs residents speak only English, while 2.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Mineral Springs Language

Mineral Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,4541405.70%
Black4477015.66%

6.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.11%

Male Poverty Rate

4.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mineral Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mineral Springs is Black, with 15.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mineral Springs is White, with 5.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.51%.

Mineral Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.41%
High School12.48%
Some College6.44%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%

Mineral Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed61.11%
Female Unemployed26.32%
Male Employed5.16%
Female Employed0.72%

Mineral Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mineral Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,250$95,678
Families$81,984$111,946
Married Families$91,333-
Non Families$34,063$43,535
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Income by Household Type

Mineral Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Mineral Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Mineral Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mineral Springs Marital Status by Race

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Mineral Springs Marital Status

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227

Number of Veterans

212

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War76
Vietnam72
Second Gulf War66
Korea10
World War II

Mineral Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5481
55 to 6446
65 to 7443
75+38
18 to 3419

Mineral Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1577.79%
Black7017.72%

Mineral Springs Veterans by Race

Mineral Springs Veterans by Education

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16.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mineral Springs Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mineral Springs Employment by Age

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Mineral Springs Employment by Race

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Mineral Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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48.34%

Born in Mineral Springs

96.58%

Native Born

3.42%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

2.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.58% of Mineral Springs residents were born in the United States, with 48.34% having been born in North Carolina. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mineral Springs Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,209491.55%
20203,160491.58%
20193,111491.60%
20183,062521.73%
20173,010581.96%
20162,952391.34%
20152,913541.89%
20142,859632.25%
20132,796471.71%
20122,749441.63%
20112,705381.42%
20102,6670.00%

Mineral Springs Population by Year